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Forum: How-to Questions 06-24-2013, 10:02 PM
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Posted By Hscmum40
Just an update. I have reversed it and after...

Just an update. I have reversed it and after some thinking and turning around etc, I do believe I can complete the edging and finally have a really nice shawl.

Thanks for the help. I really...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-23-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By Hscmum40
Thanks Salmonmac, will try the new version and...

Thanks Salmonmac, will try the new version and see if it matches the other side. I did wonder at the time if I should've K2tog instead of Sl1 etc.
Forum: How-to Questions 06-23-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By Hscmum40
I've included the full edging here. When I first...

I've included the full edging here. When I first tried it I reversed the stitches but didn't use K2tog instead of Sl1,K1,Psso. The slant was wrong and it didn't look right.

Edging

Cast on 13...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-23-2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By Hscmum40
Question How do I reverse this pattern?

Hi everyone, I am knitting the edging for a shawl. I have knitted one side up and now I have to reverse the directions to make the other side. I have never reversed instructions before. Here is...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-28-2010, 03:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 704
Posted By Hscmum40
I'm happy to report that I did get it figured out...

I'm happy to report that I did get it figured out and am now knitting up the sleeves. I admit I had a 'mental moment'. When I reattached the wool to the next side, I was counting the pattern from...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-20-2010, 01:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 704
Posted By Hscmum40
Unfortunately no! I can't work it out at all

Unfortunately no!
I can't work it out at all
Forum: How-to Questions 06-19-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 704
Posted By Hscmum40
Exclamation Reversing shapings

:doh: I'm knitting a sweater and am up to shaping neck on the front. I've done 1 side and have slipped the next 17 stitches onto stitch holder. Now the patterns says to pattern to end. Work to...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-08-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,918
Posted By Hscmum40
On the chart the 8 stitch repeat starts at the...

On the chart the 8 stitch repeat starts at the left hand side. It is simply shaded under the bottom of the chart and says 8 stitch repeat. The last stitch as it would be on row 2 or the first stitch...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-08-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,918
Posted By Hscmum40
Thank goodness that's sorted!:woohoo: My next...

Thank goodness that's sorted!:woohoo:
My next question is when I come to do row 2 and go from left to right I assume I leave off the last purl stitch when I do the repeat.
I've been doing that but...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-08-2010, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,918
Posted By Hscmum40
O.K. the chart must not be coming up properly for...

O.K. the chart must not be coming up properly for you guys.
The first row is as follows reading from right to left
Row 1: knit,ssk,knit,yarn over,knit,yarn over,knit,k2tog,knit
Row 2: ...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-08-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,918
Posted By Hscmum40
The chart is right. How do you get 10...

The chart is right. How do you get 10 stitches?:?? Can you explain how the first set is 10? I can't give you a link unfortunately - its an Australian magazine - I've been trying to find a copy...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-08-2010, 08:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,918
Posted By Hscmum40
Unhappy Chevron Lace Pattern

I'm new to lace knitting and reading charts. Attached is the chart for the Chevron Lace part of the stole.
I've started the first row reading right to left and it has nine stitches. However just 8...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-18-2008, 10:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,224
Posted By Hscmum40
Question How to measure an armhole?

:knitting: I've been making a pullover for myself and now I'm a little stuck. I have to keep knitting until the armhole measures 24cm from beginning.

How does one actually measure an armhole? Do I...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-09-2008, 04:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 736
Posted By Hscmum40
I'll try and explain what I mean. I've sewn up...

I'll try and explain what I mean. I've sewn up the left shoulder and with the right side up have knitted
up 18 stitches going down the left neck, then I've patterned the stitches off the front...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-08-2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 736
Posted By Hscmum40
Turtle Neck Trouble

Aargh! Please help! I'm knitting a cable turtle neck sweater and am having trouble with the actual turtle neck.

The pattern reads:
Join left shoulder seam. With right side facing knit up 18 sts...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-17-2008, 12:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By Hscmum40
That's exactly what I worked out. I think I...

That's exactly what I worked out. I think I might still do a swatch and try different needle sizes. Many thanks
Forum: How-to Questions 03-16-2008, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By Hscmum40
Question Tension Question

I'm about to knit a cable jumper. The wool in the pattern has a tension of 16.5 sts over 10cm. (I'm not too worried about the number of rows as I will shorten it, if I have too). The wool I want...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-23-2008, 07:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,841
Posted By Hscmum40
Gosh!!!!! Your cat looks just like our cat Amy. ...

Gosh!!!!! Your cat looks just like our cat Amy. When I saw the picture of Domino, I couldn't believe it. They must be twins, except we're in Australia. Amy would probably like those cat toys too. ...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 02-22-2008, 07:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,743
Posted By Hscmum40
Well, it's nice to see other Aussies on this...

Well, it's nice to see other Aussies on this site. I'm in Queensland as well and am just getting into all this knitting stuff! Have nearly completed a jumper for my daughter and have just started a...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-18-2008, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By Hscmum40
I'm thinking as I'm in Australia, some of my...

I'm thinking as I'm in Australia, some of my knitting terms are different to everyone else. It's a Patons pattern and they often use this terminology. I'm going to be knitting something else soon...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-18-2008, 05:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By Hscmum40
Talking Ribbing

I know this is probably a really basic thing, but when the pattern says Rib 5 (and its at the beg of the row) does that mean do the first 5 stitches of the rib pattern for the row you are up to, then...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-16-2008, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 786
Posted By Hscmum40
Hey Sue, that's exactly what I've tried to do. ...

Hey Sue, that's exactly what I've tried to do. Not all that well mind you, but it doesn't look too bad. I'm also thinking that since I only have to increase once or twice more, with about 12 rows...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-16-2008, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 786
Posted By Hscmum40
Question Increasing for a sleeve

I'm stuck again and would appreciate any help. I'm knitting a sleeve for a sweater and I have to increase 1 stitch at both ends of the row. My question is how do I increase at the end of the row...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-15-2008, 01:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,543
Posted By Hscmum40
Thanks Sue. I've done one side of the front and...

Thanks Sue. I've done one side of the front and it's not bad, but it's still a bit off in a couple of places. I might go back and have another go. I'll just keep trying either way and see which...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-15-2008, 01:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,543
Posted By Hscmum40
Thanks for the reply Sue, although I'm still not...

Thanks for the reply Sue, although I'm still not quite sure. As I'm only working on 14 stitches that are slowly decreasing at the neck edge, when I have a purl stitch and knit stitch or...
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